Genital sores can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'troubling' to 'life-threatening'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose genital sores, we could:
|Candida / Yeast||98%||Confirm|
|Herpes Simplex Type II||13%||Unlikely|
|Crohn's Disease||0%||Ruled out|
Do you have any genital sores or lesions?
Possible responses:→ No / don't know
→ One or two, minor
→ Numerous, minor
→ One or two, worrying
→ Numerous, worrying
Medical illnesses such as Crohn's Disease can on occasion cause genital lesions.
Genital lesions are a possible symptom of psoriasis in men.